UN DISPARO AL INFINITO ... Versión Española de Adolfo Jorda. Otto Willi Gail.

UN DISPARO AL INFINITO ... Versión Española de Adolfo Jorda. Barcelona: Colección Aventura Editorial Juventud, S.A. [1930]. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-138 [139-143: ads] [144: blank], pictorial wrappers with color illustration by Logoria. First edition in Spanish. Editorial Juventud 229. Part of the publisher's "Colección Aventura" series. A translation of DER SCHUSS INS ALL. EIN ROMAN VON MORGEN (1925), Gail's first SF novel, a fictional treatment of mankind's first step into space. The story was translated into English by Francis Currier and published as "The Shot into Infinity" in Hugo Gernsback's SCIENCE WONDER QUARTERLY, Fall 1929. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-29; (1987) 2-33; and (1995) 2-39. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 827. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years 444. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. [460]. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2070-74. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 354. Lexikon 2, pp. 116-7. Bloch (2002) 1088. Nagl, p. 255. Closed tear along lower front spine fold repaired, a very good copy. (#157220).

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"Primera edición, febrero de 1930" on copyright page.